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"Scrimshaw Techniques" Book by Jim Stevens is Now Ready For Sale

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Blog entry by Mark A. DeCou posted 2387 days ago 2380 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few weeks ago I blogged that a new book on Scrimshaw artwork was being authored by Jim Stevens from Colorado, called “Scrimshaw Techniques.”

Jim was nice enough to include some of my scrimshaw work in his book, and so I have been anxious to see how it came out. The book was released for sale a couple of weeks ago at Schiffer’s website, and I found it this morning on Amazon as well.

As soon as my purchased copy arrives, I’ll give a book review and tell you what I think about the new book.

Thanks,
Mark DeCou
www.decoustudio.com

Here is the link to the Schiffer Publishing site where you can buy the book.

http://www.schifferbooks.com/newschiffer/book_template.php?isbn=9780764328312

The book is listed as a “Preorder” on Amazon: I’m cheap, so when my Amazon copy comes, I’ll let you know what I think of the book.

Here is the old blog listing where I described the book coming to print:

http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/decoustudio/blog/2471

Stumped on what “Scrimshaw” is, here is the my own “How To Scrimshaw” information I blogged called “A Scrimshaw Journey.”

http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/decoustudio/blog/2473

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 2387 days ago

how exciting!!!
again, congrats on this honour

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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rpmurphy509

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#2 posted 2387 days ago

Very interesting links. Opens up a whole new avenue of working with wood also.
Scrimshaw inlays anyone?

-- Still learning everything

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dennis mitchell

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#3 posted 2387 days ago

I’m looking forward to it. Thanks

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